US cuts Hamas aid

Monday, January 30, 2006 |    

Condoleezza Rice stated that the US will cut off all financial aid to the Hamas government. The US will continue humanitarian projects on a case-by-case basis. "The United States is not prepared to fund an organization that advocates the destruction of Israel, that advocates violence and that refuses its obligations,” Rice said. Rice acknowledged that the US did not recognize the depth of hostility the Palestinians had towards their leaders, which led to Hamas’ victory.

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